Gandhi knew the path. It was straight and narrow. Gandhi believed that from his weakness he failed a thousand times, but he would not lose faith. His soul refused to be satisfied so long as it is a helpless witness of a single wrong or a single misery (Brown 3). But it was not possible for him, a weak, frail being, to mend every wrong or to hold himself free of blame for all the wrong that he saw. The spirit in him pulled one way, the flesh in him pulled in the opposite direction. There was freedom from the action of these two forces, but that freedom was attainable only by slow and painful stages. Gandhi could not attain freedom by a mechanical refusal to act, but only by intelligent action in a detached manner (Brown 11). This struggle resolves itself into an incessant crucifixion of the flesh so that the spirit may become entirely free (Brown 15).
Gandhi was a seeker of truth. He claimed to have found a way to it. He claimed to be making a ceaseless effort to find it. Gandhi admitted that he had not yet found it. To find truth completely
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